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Yom Kippur Services with Jewish Life at Duke

Join Jewish Life at Duke for Conservative, Reform, or non-denominational Yom Kippur services


Wednesday, September 15
-6:30pm Musical Yom Kippur Reflection. Prepare for Yom Kippur with alumna Sarah Jacobs ('21) with this short musical reflection using songs of the holiday and beyond. No experience or musical skills necessary.
-7:00pm Community Traditional Kol Nidre Services

Thursday, September 16
-9:30am Conservative Service
-10:00am Reform Service
-10:45am (approx.) Communal Torah Reading
-11:30am (approx) Yizkor Service
-1:00pm Yom Kippur Discussion. Yom Kippur is for our personal introspection. Join Reuven Remez, Jewish Life at Duke's Israel Fellow, to talk about how we view our own process of examining ourselves and what we can learn from the experience and holiday.
-All Day: Freeman Center Hang-Out Space
-5:45pm Mincha
-6:45 pm Community Neilah
-8:00 pm Communal Shofar Blowing

All services take place at the Freeman Center for Jewish Life unless otherwise noted.

Holiday meals (pre-fast dinner and break-the-fast dinner) are provided free of charge for Duke students. Students may RSVP by noon on August 29 at